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Why books are a lifeline for prisoners

Why books are a lifeline for prisoners Creative commons image Credit: Gary Edwards
Updated 07 Apr 2014
The Independent's Terence Blacker was on a visit to a prison to talk about the benefits of reading, when he heard about the ban on books. Where...

OpenLearn welcomes Creative Commons 4.0

OpenLearn welcomes Creative Commons 4.0 Creative commons image Credit: Creative Commons licensed for reuse under CC BY
Updated 06 Mar 2014
The OpenLearn team is pleased to announce that it is making its content available under the new suite of Creative Commons licences. 

Can you trust your privacy to an Angry Bird?

Can you trust your privacy to an Angry Bird? Copyrighted image Credit: Cheng Mao | Dreamstime.com
Updated 11 Feb 2014
While the green pigs have been stealing eggs, who has been getting their hands on your data?

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Development: context and practice

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Development: context and practice Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Masters Level Duration 300 hours Updated 26 Apr 2013 Register by 30 Sep 2013
This course explores the context in which development practice takes place and encourages you think ‘outside the box’ to consider development...

Exploring the boundaries of international law

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Exploring the boundaries of international law Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Masters Level Duration 300 hours Updated 19 Apr 2013 Register by 17 Apr 2014
This course examines the complexities of twenty-first century international law by exploring the evolving role and function of international law in...

Capacities for managing development

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Capacities for managing development Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Masters Level Duration 300 hours Updated 14 Apr 2013 Register by 30 Sep 2013
This course provides development practitioners with a conceptual framework for analysing development management practice; and develops skills and...